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  • Ideas are Born in Fields of Play

    "Drawing on our analysis and the extant creativity literature, we conceptualize play as the cradle of creativity in organizations. We suggest that by temporarily suspending ordinary conventions, structural obligations, and functional pressures, and by encouraging behaviors whose value may not be immediately evident, play stimulates, facilitates, and even rehearses creativity."

  • What makes leadership “good enough”?

    "...the “good enough” leader (GEL), like the “good enough” mother, does not try to be obsessively and compulsively perfect, machine-like, in his or her attunement with and response to the organisation...The “good enough” style of leadership contrasts with two culturally widespread and familiar styles of leadership...“hard” and “soft.”

  • Transitional Objects and Phenomena

    "This classic 1953 article by DW Winnicott introduces the important concepts of transitional phenomenona and transitional objects."